Earth Day Events

Learn about 2012 Earth Day events by visiting one of these online resources.

Earth Day April 22

Celebrate Earth Day, April 22.

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Each year on April 22, individuals, organizations, cities, states, even entire countries focus their attention on the Earth. Organize Earth Day events in your town, participate in an environmental cleanup at a nearby lake, and learn more about events in your state or area by visiting the Earth Day Network’s website, or exploring the site at the Environmental Protection Agency.

From the Worldwatch Institute come 12 simple steps for conserving resources: recycle; turn off the lights; eliminate incandescent bulbs; use tap water instead of bottled water; adjust the thermostat down or up according to the season; support food recovery programs; buy local foods and support local small businesses; ride a bike for transportation and exercise; share a car; plant a garden; compost; and reduce meat consumption.